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Having been sheltering in place since mid-March, our local community is eager to return to some form of normal life outside their homes. But in the absence of an effective vaccine and treatment options, what will the “new normal” look like? What kinds of changes can we expect to see when we seek routine healthcare, return to school (K-12 and higher education), or return to work?
Please join the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for a webinar on building back resiliently after the pandemic. As state and federal governments provide trillions of dollars to aid economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, allocating funding that helps communities to prepare for and build greater resiliency to withstand future catastrophic events would be a forward-looking investment. Many communities across the U.S.
Coping, Connecting and Caring During the COVID CrisisDonnovan Somera Yisrael, MA (’89) (he, him, his)
The shelter-in-place has been extended and the COVID-19 emergency continues to challenge our Stanford community, as well as each of our personal lives. This session is intended to be a space for us to check in about how we are coping (or struggling to do so) and share any strategies that have been helpful. Donnovan will present concepts that will help us “name and tame” our COVID-19 induced stressors.
This multi-disciplinary conference will bring together public health officials, researchers, and physicians to share COVID information, discoveries, and stories.
Register Now! In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading experts have come together across disciplinary and national borders to address urgent public health needs, share vital data and research, and provide critical medical care.
Join us for this important virtual event exploring why and how the coronavirus disproportionately impacts communities of color and other marginalized people with community leaders:
As the nation struggles to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has witnessed a troubling increase in violence and racist incidents targeting people with Asian backgrounds. Join Asian American Activities Center, Asian American Students Association, Asian American Studies, Okada, and Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club in a roundtable discussion where our panelists will share with us the much-longer history of discrimination against Asians in the United States; the current challenge during the pandemic; and what we can do about it today.
Do you find it challenging to structure your day? Have you tried hard to manage your time with calendars and other tools, and it just does not work for you? You are not alone, and you are not at fault. Join other grad students to explore a different mindset and process to structure your day. Become more aware of what approach might work for you and get ideas for ways you can implement those approaches in daily life.
Sanne Lim, student support specialist, Graduate Life Office
In this follow-up to our introduction to self-compassion, we will: discuss how to practice self-compassion as students without compromising academic success; explore self-compassion in leadership and teams; take a self-compassion inventory from lead researcher Kristen Neff; have Q&A around practical challenges to practicing self-compassion; and do some real-time meditative practice.
Sarah Meyer Tapia, MA, associate director, Division of Health & Human Performance
William B. Gould, IV, emeritus professor of law, discusses the policy and legal agenda for advancing worker protections and the social safety net in the context of the pandemic.
H.R. MCMASTERCOVID-19: Geopolitical and Geoeconomic ImplicationsThursday, April 23, 2020 | 11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET
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